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UUA International Blog Archive
UUA International Blog Archive
International Engagement & Building Peace
  • Women's Rights and Freedom of Religion

    After the initial passing of the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination Against Women (CEDAW) at the United Nations in 1981, many states declared ‘reservations.’ These reservations related to implementing the document's provisions in their respective...
    By Sajeela Munir | 11/30/2017
  • United Nations Marks Thirtieth Anniversary of Call to End Poverty

    A large group of concerned and socially-conscious people gathered at the United Nations Headquarters building to remind the world of the fundamental and critical call to end poverty. Titled Answering the Call of October 17 to End Poverty: A Path Toward Peaceful and Inclusive...
    By Rani Allan | 11/17/2017
  • New York City Symposium Recognizes Need for Refugee Action

    An annual academic and policy symposium titled Whither Migration? New Directions in Research and Policy in an Era of Nationalism was held in early October at the Center for Migration Studies of New York City. The day-long event covered a number of topics related to the worldwide...
    By Rani Allan | 11/3/2017

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